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About BitsDuJour

We're BitsDuJour and we love software. If you're here then chances are that you do too. Whether software is your hobby, or you're a professional developer, we'll bring you exclusive deals on fantastic Mac and PC apps. Our deals come from software vendors around the world, many of which we're happy to call our friends.

We don't process the sales; we just arrange the discounts and provide the links. You buy the program right from its vendor. Everything we feature is a legal, current version of the product.

Want more information? It's all in the FAQs, right below. If you can't find what you want here, let us know, or Facebook Us and we'll tell you.

Frequently Asked Questions

Products and Promos

How does this work?
Every day we hand pick a select group of 24 hour deals from the best Mac and PC software that's out there. Deals start at Midnight Pacific time, and the software vendor is usually on hand to answer any questions. We have a huge number of longer running deals too, so you can serach or browse and find the world's best software at a great price.
What if I miss a deal?
Our discounts are available for a limited time, if you miss a deal you will not be able to get it later. For each deal the remaining time is clearly marked so you can see how long you have left. We feature some of our best long running discounts in our newsletter, so be sure to sign up.
Do items "sell out"?
Almost always the answer is "No" - everything will be available at the discounted price until the timer runs out. This means you can try any program before you buy it, and still be sure you'll be able to get the discount. Occasionally our 100% off deals will have a limit on them, but that's rare.
When does the featured item change?
At midnight Pacific time. That's 3:00 a.m. Eastern time, 8:00 a.m. in London, 10:00 p.m. in Hawaii, 5:00 p.m. in Tokyo, 7:00 p.m. in Sydney, and 9:00pm in New Zealand at least when Daylight Savings Time is not in effect in the U.S. To help you figure out the time difference, right now it's 7:03 PM Pacific time.
What won't you feature?
All the software featured here is hand picked by us, so if it's full of bugs, not supported or just plain sucks, then you won't find it here. We won't feature "adult content", or file sharing products or any other programs that violate or help violate copyright laws.

Buying, Privacy and Safety

If I buy any of the Featured Items, where am I buying them from?
You're buying it direct from the product's manufacturer. This way, you're in their database for support and upgrades, and you know you're buying a legal license for the software, not any kind of gray-market or pirated version.
How safe is shopping at these associated sites?
Very safe. Most of the products' sales are processed by one of the big software transaction managers (Avangate, RegNow, eSellerate, Plimus, FastSpring, CleverBridge, Share*It, PayPal etc.), and we also check all vendors before we list their product on our site. While we always suggest people use standard online shopping precautions, we're very comfortable representing any site whose products we feature. We only work with vendors that have reasonable privacy and support policies.
Where do I go if I need customer or technical support, or a refund?
Since we don't handle the actual product sales, we can't give refunds or credits. If you have a problem with a program, please write directly to the software vendor. Their URL is always on the feature page and they're usually on hand while the deal is running to answer questions. You can also contact recent and upcoming program authors directly on our contact form. If you do have trouble then let us know and we'll help out.
Are the programs featured the most current versions?
Yes! We feature only the current version of any program. And because you're buying the item right from its vendor, you know that it's a legal purchase, not a pirated version.
Can programs be shipped to me (wherever I am)?
If the vendor offers it, yes. It's up to them. If not, or if you don't want to pay for shipping, we always recommend making a backup CD of any installation file you download. Speaking from experience, you'll find at some point that you're glad you have it. Our policy is that everything has to be downloadable, so people anywhere can buy anything we feature. There are some products that also offer copies on CD, and in those cases, they set the policies about where they ship to. But again, everything we feature is downloadable, so shipping never has to be an issue.
Why should I use the store's link, if I'm buying right from the item's vendor?
The discounts are only available from our links, if you buy from the vendor's normal website you won't get our discount.
Will the same offers come back?
Many will, we normally wait many months, but we can't guarantee anything specific.

General

What's the privacy policy?
In detail, it's here. Briefly, we'll treat all your information with respect, and not sell, give away, lend or abuse your email address. We're every bit as tired of spam as everyone else is, and we're not going to add to it.
Why don't you include your email addresses on this site?
One of the best ways to get a lot of spam is to publish an email address. The more spam we get, the easier it is to lose a real email. If you want to contact us, please use this form. We promise we'll take it every bit as seriously as we'd do with an email.

Email Subscriptions

How does the daily email work?
We have a "Daily Bits" email and we welcome you to sign up. The email goes out every evening just past midnight and has all the latest goodies. Click to subscribe, and we'll be careful with your email address.

Software Developers

Can I sell my software on this site?
Absolutely! Just head on over to our Software Promotions page.

Anything Else

If you have a question we haven't answered, by all means send it to us.

The owners of BitsDuJour, Nico and Roger, both have a passion for software. Nico started out as a developer and built his own software company, and Roger started as a tech writer reviewing all the latest cool software before BitsDuJour. Both of us, along with the rest of the team that have grown up with BitsDuJour, hope that you're share in this passion and get to know some of the wonderful people who make what we think are the best products on earth.

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